Unifor Workers Sign Three-Year Deal with Princess Court

Unifor workers in Dryden vote overwhelmingly to accept deal

DRYDEN – Stephen Boon, Unifor National Representative, confirms 96% of  Unifor Local 324-14 members have voted in favour of a new three-year contract with the District of Kenora Home for the Aged at Princess Court in Dryden Thursday.

“We are pleased that the 120 Unifor members at Princess Court have secured fair monetary and language improvements in this new collective agreement. Our members understand the funding challenges facing the sector and as indicated by the strong vote results, they were very satisfied with the improvements secured in this new contract,” adds Boon.

Boon adds, “the new deal provides 1.5% annual wage increases, up to $.15 increase in shift differentials, $100 eye examination coverage, expanded vacation flexibility, new employer contribution towards annual fitness memberships and a number of key language improvements.” Top rates of pay will increase to $45.89/hour under the new contract that runs from June 1, 2019, to May 31, 2022.